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There are insults which we have to condone if we would not compromise our honour.
Reflexions and Maxims, No. 102
Vauvenargues
Selections from the Characters, Reflexions and Maxims
 
Marquis de Vauvenargues
 
These couple hundred aphorisms and dozen character studies keep alive the clear wit of this 18th-century Frenchman.
 
CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record    Introductory Note
 
TRANSLATED BY ELIZABETH LEE

WESTMINSTER: ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE & Co., 1903
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2011
 
Reflexions and Maxims
  
Characters
  Clazomenes, or Unfortunate Virtue
  Pherecides, or Ambition Deceived
  Cyrus, or the Unquiet Mind
  Titus, or Energy
  Phocas, or False Eccentricity
  Theophilus, or the Profound Mind
  Varus, or Liberality
  Acestes, or Young Love
  The Man of the World
  The Proficient in the Art of Dealing with Mankind
  Hegesippus
  The Inconstant Man
  Lycas, or the Firm Man
  
Dialogue
  Brutus and a Roman Youth


 
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